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installed. water started spewing out around 3:00 o'clock putting the parking lot under water and creating problems for businesses. >> we didn't know what was going on and then all of a sudden water came rushing in the front door, and, we had, asked if we could get out and back door but by the time i got here i said i could not get to the car. >> reporter: her carries ruin. >> water inside, and as you can see it is up to the wheels so just turned tonight to my insurance agency. >> reporter: water crew where is on the scene in minutes but water kept fledge even getting inside some stores. >> i went to the door to see what was going on and there was water flooding through the front. >> reporter: water pressure in stores and nearby homes has already and will continue to decrease but crews are confident, that there won't be an entire loss of water. >> and it ran at a rate, at its highest for a full 24 hours, about 100 million gallons of water escape the main. >> reporter: that number is are high that is if the water
was going for 24 hours at that peak. right now you can see some of these fans from restoration crews that are here but crews are expecting tore here even though the break seems to be controlled right now we need to find out what actually happened underground. that line went in 1895, there was a similar problem here not long ago we will delve into that and have another report coming up tonight. for now we are live david spunt for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> all right david, thank you. get the latest as crews work to repair that break and clean up that area get updates anytime at cbs philly.com. just please don't let it be clementa. >> reporter: the hurt hits home, the pain of the senseless south carolina massacre is felt hundreds of miles away here in our area. >> this is such a great loss. >> reporter: tonight, the suspect gunman is in custody but plenty of questions remain. right now that 21 year-old south carolina man is in custody in connection with the last night's massacre. authorities arrested dylann
roof in north carolina after receiving a tip. police say that he has been a hour inside of the bible study class at emmanuel ame church last night before he opened fire, killing nine people. there is no known motive in that crime but fbi is investigating this as a hate crime. today the president spoke about this tragedy making it a point to talk about gun control. >> once again innocent people were killed in part because someone who can'ted to up flick harm had no trouble getting his hand/a gun. >> reporter: nicki haley joined the church congregation in a prayer vigil. among the six women and three men killed was the church's pastor, the reverend clementa pinckney who was a state senator. he has family in our area. "eyewitness news" reporter syma chowdhry is live at am e church in society hill with this part of our coverage, syma. >> reporter: jessica philadelphia is hundreds of
miles from south carolina but effects are being felt in our area tonight parishioners of mother bethel ame church will be arriving here shortly for a prayer vigil scheduled for 7:00 p.m. while that is going on a family member of the slain pastor is getting ready to travel from delaware county to south carolina to be with family. she spoke with "eyewitness news" earlier today. >> god just please don't let it be clementa. >> reporter: patricia hand swipes back tears after learning her cousin reverend clementa pinckney was killed at the emmanuel am e church shooting in charleston. she said her cousin died doing something that he lived for. >> he was in church, having prayer. >> reporter: patricia was born and raised in south carolina but living in chester for several years. she spent time baby-sitting pinckney when he was young. >> he loved to read. he wasn't type that always wanted to go out and play. >> reporter: looking at pictures of the martin luther king junior on her wall
patricia decided not to be angry at shooters targeting african americans. >> we're concerned that he gets the right help that he even asked for forgiveness to what he has done and acknowledge he did do wrong. >> reporter: in society hill, flowers lie on the doorsteps of the mother bethel ame church. philadelphia is where the african methodist episcopal church was founded. pastor mark kelly tyler knew pinckney well and had plans to meet up with him in a few weeks. >> he is just a incredible person. had tremendous upside, you know, great politician but also a very good pastor. >> reporter: they were working on a documentary about how am e church played a role in social justice in the deep south. he was in the film explaining how the church was torn down after slave uprisings in the 1800's. >> there was just an incredible story. this is such a great loss. >> reporter: pinckney leaves behind a wife, two daughters
and a community inspired by him. >> he is going to be missed. he is. >> reporter: patricia tells thaws no funeral arrangements have been made but prayers are sent here in philadelphia. vigil is scheduled for 7:00 o'clock tonight. live from society hill syma chowdhry for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> same, thank you. both mayor michael nutter and commissioner charles ramsey spoke out about the tragedy today. >> every question that we ask and every answer that we get is not going to do one thing to bring those nine innocent people back praying in the church. >> it is very tragic when you have loss of life particularly when you have a massacre like what took place there. it is just another act of senseless violence that happens all too often in our country. >> "cbs evening news" anchor scott pelley is in charleston tonight as he will be their life from the scene at 6:30. a dreary start to this day
made way for cloudy, dry conditions this afternoon. don't get used to. that we are tracking more rain for the weekend. let go down the shore to meteorologist kathy orr in beautiful stone harbor tonight with the latest, kathy? >> chris, we have some cloud rolling in now chris but we think we will stay dry in the evening. i'm's here in stone harbor where we have started summer vacation. thinks club 18, and it is layers and floors of mini golf. about four to five floors and this is a really neat place if you are coming down this weekend. lets look at the weather. on storm scan three we have heavy downpours. you can see to the west of us. i'm keeping a eye over a cell over baltimore and washington into delaware. some of those showers could be making tonight to south jersey later this evening but they will be weakening. right now in philadelphia 73. seventy-five in dover. sixty-nine in reading. sixty-eight in allentown. after high temperatures in the lower 70's. now today, warmer down the
shore then in philadelphia stone harbor 74 the high. philadelphia only 37. so here's our first forecast as we go through the evening at 7:00 p.m., a little bit of the breeze. 9:00 o'clock. temperatures in the 70's as well and then by 11:00 we will fall in the 60's. back here live we are looking at cloudy skies a couple decent days before the remnants of bill impact our weather unfortunately for fathers day. we will talk about that coming up with the seven day forecast. >> see you then thanks very much. rain kathy is talking about may ruin our outdoor plans but for farmers in new jersey it is a welcome sight. garden state was on the verge of the drought until recent rain. "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan has more. >> reporter: when you are looking for a short distance from farm to fork it doesn't get much local then duffield. since 1930's duffield family has been living off land in washington township supplying farm mark with 50 types of home globe fruits and
vegetables. they say it takes hard work and cooperation from mother nature. >> we have raise add lot of different vegetables and fruit so we are not all of our eggs in one basket. so, you know, some things do better and some things do worse depending on the weather. >> reporter: recent rain and more in the forecast is a welcomed site after may produced barely 1 inch of rain in the delaware valley. >> thinks the irrigation system that we use now. >> reporter: dry spell caused farms like duffield to get expensive. >> the cost of wear and tear and cost of irrigating, pumping, electric fuel depneumoniaing what you use. >> reporter: corn in particular requires a lot of water. >> it needs a lot of water. >> reporter: new jersey famous sweet corn crop is about to hit stand as soon as next week. moving forward even though we may in the have love hot and humid that is what the corn likes and of course, rain on a regular basis. >> take it as its comes and we dot best we can but have the rain that we have right now as
long as it is not six or 7 inches. >> reporter: even the rain puts damper on your plans it can be fantastic for your food n washington township cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> looks good. new information on the highly sophisticated world meeting of families and visit from pope francis. sources tell cbs-3 "eyewitness news" a delegation from the vatican was in philadelphia today for final review for preparation for meeting in september. in the meantime cr pa announced patco express trains will run from only five stations during pope's visit in order to help control crowds. those stations including lindenwald, wood crest, ferry avenue broadway and ninth and locust. delegation is headed to the vatican next week to finalize plans for papal visit. i will go with them. look for my reports starting monday right here on "eyewitness news". senate committee in delaware has approved a bill to remove criminal penalties for possession of marijuana. the full senate must vote on whether those caught with mar
jana would receive a civil fine of hundred dollars which would be similar to a traffic ticket. decriminalization effort is supported by governor jack markell and more than 23rd of the delaware voters. police officer at jersey shore is being charged with possession and distribution of child pornography. kevin myers of seaside heights was arrested after police executed a search warrant on his home. they found numerous files on his computer related to child pornography. he was also immediately fired. man police believe is responsible for six burglar is in wayne, berwyn has been arrested. forty-seven year-old joseph calvin is the suspect. all these crimes happened in october and november of last year. he is currently in chester county prison awaiting trial in connection with the september 2014 burglary that happened in tredyffrin. there is much more ahead here tonight on "eyewitness news", a local toll plaza that is not exactly the same. we will tell you where tolls
will be less for drivers without an e-z pass. and first london paris and now philadelphia, the new exhibit that is making its only u.s. stop right here in the city of brotherly love, we will tell you where you can see it, kathy. jessica a nice day down the shore in stone harbor, we are here playing mini golf with many students in school already, but will it be a sure bet for weekend. we will look at seven day from the city to the shore coming up. >> hey beasley playing a little golf today. >> phillies tried to avoid double digit losing streak today by stopping orioles in south philadelphia, the game started out badly but got better when big fellow turns backhand of time, big shot that ace head in s
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drivers on one part of the pennsylvania turnpike will in longer see toll booths. >> don't get too excited you will still have to pay but all of the tooling at delaware river bridge will be electronic so e-z pass users will continue to do what they do but drivers without e-z pass will be sent bills in the mail based on their license plate which would be photographed. these changes should be in place by january. you know this is kind of nice
because of you ever been like oh no, i forgot toll money and digging around in your car. >> yes, that is no fun but it is nice to have to stop too. >> right, keep going on your way. >> i don't to have pay them with pennies. >> i have done that. >> yes, a new exhibition is set to open at the philadelphia museum of art. >> this explores the story of paul, a a peru arts deal shore discovered impression is in including mo'ne, degas and renoir. starting next week and first time ever in this country art lovers can review painting from their early work. >> we're particularly excited because it is here in philadelphia because they had a great collectors here in philadelphia for works behind him and philadelphians were in fact earliest americans to buy impression paintings. >> very impressive, the exhibition starts next wednesday, and it runs through, september the 13th.
well even our meteorologists can't catch a break weather-wise from time to time. it is a less than stellar day down the shore but as we say it is never a bad day at the beach. >> still there. >> meteorologist cat i orr live in stone harbor for orr at the shore kathy? >> i'll tell you you can feel the, humidity as you can tell by mize hair, a warm, humid day down the shore, we did have some sun but now cloud are rolling back in. i want to introduce you to my friend i made this is kelly and sean, they are twins what grade are you going in to. >> fifth. >> and kelly how long have you been out of school. >> june 9th. >> i have a question, who is older. >> kelly. >> by how long. >> four minutes. >> do you rub it in. >> yeah. >> do you tease him. >> yeah. >> well, you are a nice brother and sister duo so go ahead and give it a big putt well, we won't look at that
one, i'll turn my head. i didn't see that would either. we will do weather and come back and meet some kids on vacation. we cane we have a few showers moving our way, a few across the way, a lot of this not making it to the ground. baltimore and washington saw some heavy rain and bulk of it is south of washington. we are seeing light showers. here in philadelphia our temperature 73. allentown 68. down the the shore it is warm, even though we have some clouds. seventy-four in stone harbor. seventy-nine in rehoboth beach, delaware, much warmer then it is here in the city ape suburbs. we have to talk about tropical depression bill, because right now, we're about 15 miles an hour but it is moving north east and those steering wind will move it right in the ohio valley and toward us. you can see moisture associated with this it is incredible the by saturday early morning the moisture you can see the red and magenta colors that is very
heavy rain, and a trapping a le through southern part of the ohio and then it moves toward us, on sunday. just to the south of philadelphia further south we are of the city, ie the shore heavier rain we're going to see, and computer models generally staying between one and 2 inches of rain with this and we will continue to track the remnant of the bill as we get closer to the weekend. unfortunately bad timing with fathers day. overnight mostly cloudy stray shower low of 64, and the high tomorrow, 87, it is going to turn sunny, beautiful day and on the exclusive seven day forecast and shore cast saturday 82. seventy-seven down the shore. tropical downpours sunday we are hoping that is a little further south but 84 here, 70's down the shore, monday hot, tuesday and wednesday looking fairly good and with temperatures in the 80's. back here live i'm joined by charles, from jenkintown, and he is out of school and on
vacation. charlie, introduce your family to us. >> so this is my brother, and kristin. >> sarah ara. >> what grade are you. >> fourth grade good what kind of year did you have. >> it was a fun year. >> are you looking forward to fourth grade. >> yeah. >> what about your brother harrison what grade are you going in to. what grade, harrison. >> first. >> first grade. big sisters. >> sixth grade and seventh grade. >> so what are you going to do down here on vacation. >> go to the beach and just walk around town. >> do you want to get some ice cream later. >> yes, i already did. >> you did it without me. >> let me show you other things down the shore. we have other exciting things down the shore this weekend if you want to check them out or anyone at home, we have the art of john lenon ocean gallery hosting a exhibition of the collections of lenon. ocean city antique auto show saturday over 300 vehicles
will be on display. in north wildwood it is the light house maritime festival artists, music pirates, they will be wondering the ground for more details go to cbs philly.com. back here live we will do putcut, we will grab some dinner and send it back to you in the studio. can you say chris and jessica back to you. >> chris and jessica back to you. >> a future broadcaster there. i'll tell you what i will be in it for those kid. they have a great summer ahead down the shore. >> as does kathy as orr at the shore. >> i can't believe you already had ice cream. >> kathy, thanks. >> you are on vacation. >> yes. >> okay.
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streak came to an end today. first inning where we will pick it up orioles got on the scoreboard and manny, the lead off home run. that is not the way to start it as o's 12th of the series. one to nothing. sean o'sullivan went five innings giving up just a run and had a career high seven strike outs. bottom of the sixth, big fellow ryan howard with the rocket into the stand and a two run shot. his first home run since june 5th. phillies took the lead. jonathan papelbon came on for his 13th save of the season and nine game losing streak is over. final score is two-one. >> you know, we have been in a rough patch and haven't had a lot of things go our waste and just to have that hopefully that brakes the mood and helps get us back on track. >> cole hamels will in miss his start tomorrow because of the mild hamstring strain, and philip awemont will be on the mound, cole is five-five with a 2.96 era. appreciate a player working hard to improve his
weak spots. talented darren sproles say zach ertz will be a superstar and now i believe him. ertz caught 58 passes last season but says he can only play half of the snaps because tightened that can't block can't play. so zach work with the offensive line coach all off season and he reached out to hall of famer tony gonzales. >> gonzales is obviously the best tight event ever to play the game and that is where i want to be in 15 years from now. he was great to me. just to have the wherewithal to sit down and teach me some of the things that he knows about it game. it is unbelievable for me. >> former flyer kimmo timonen and chicago black hawks enjoyed the fruits of their stanley cup championship today, with the a parade. we vaguely remember that type of celebration around here kimmo's last memories of the nhl will be very pleasant, in retirement.
>> yes. >> filled up solder field. >> getting back to zach ertz wouldn't you be surprised considering changes if he doesn't have a huge year, don't you think they will lean on him. >> they will lean on him a awful lot. running game will be very good. i still think this guy is a major key. the receiving core will surprise you i think we have got great wide receivers. >> i like good surprises. >> we all do. >> beasley, thanks very much. >> we will
thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we are back at ten on the cw philly and then again at 11:00 on cbs-3. stay tuned for "cbs evening news". they will have full coverage of the tragedy in charleston as we learn more about the suspect and victims in that senseless crime scott pelley is on the ground in south carolina reporting the "cbs evening news".
>> pelley: the sanctity of the house of god shattered by violence. a white gunmanzv opensú!zho historic black church. >> the heart and soul of south carolina >> pelley: mine people are killed. the suspect is in custody. >> at some point we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this typei] of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries. >> pelley: as america mourn the words of a preacher echo from the past. >> we must note we must not become bitter, nor must we harbor the desire to retaliate withxm'z violence. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting ton charleston, south carolina. >> pelley: so here we are